The first official trailer for the new Shaft movie has arrived, bringing together three generations of badasses for an all new adventure. Come inside to check it out!
Late last night brought us our first look at the brand new Shaft movie coming this Summer, and it's a hilarious couple minutes with both nostalgic nods and a look at what's new:
I can't honestly say I'm a major fan of Shaft, though I've always had a soft spot for the irreverent action of the series/films. This new movie looks to kick all of that up a notch by poking fun at its own tropes, while forging a more modern path as well. This trailer is the hardest I've laughed in a while and has me intrigued.
JJ, aka John Shaft Jr. (Usher), may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary locked-and-loaded John Shaft (Jackson) agrees to help his progeny navigate Harlem’s heroin-infested underbelly. And while JJ’s own FBI analyst’s badge may clash with his dad’s trademark leather duster, there’s no denying family. Besides, Shaft’s got an agenda of his own, and a score to settle that’s professional and personal.
Shaft hits theaters on June 14, 2019.